Jarrow Hall

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Discover the incredible world of Anglo-Saxon Northumbria and the extraordinary life of Bede, the father of English history at our 11-acre historical and environmental oasis in the heart of South Tyneside

Jarrow Hall features at its heart a museum dedicated to exploring the fascinating life and legacy of Bede, an extensive Anglo-Saxon demonstration farm and reconstructed Anglo-Saxon dwellings

Jarrow Hall is suitable for visitors of all ages and is pet-friendly too.

Venue Type:

Museum, Agricultural site, Sacred space

Opening hours

Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 – 16:00

We are also open every bank holiday and every day throughout the South Tyneside Local Authority school holidays. Closed throughout December and January.

Admission charges

Day Admission Adult (16+) £5
Day admission Child (5-15) £3

Discounts

  • Museums Association

Collection of the material excavated on the site of St Paul's Monastery between 1963 and 1978 under the direction of Professor Rosemary Cramp. Also a collection of material relating to the history and inhabitants of Jarrow Hall, built in 1785.

Collection details

Agriculture, Archaeology, Architecture, Archives, Literature, Natural Sciences, Personalities, Religion, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • Artefacts from the site of St Paul's monastery, including a large quantity of rare 7th century coloured window glass, including three reconstructed windows containing original glass.
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Boy at the monastery

http://www.bedesworld.co.uk/education-visits.php

An opportunity to dress in habits and process into the chancel of St. Paul's Church, Jarrow, the only surviving monastic building of Bede's time in Jarrow. Find out about monastic life at the time of Bede, and what it would have been like for him entering the monastery at the age of seven. You will discover where the Anglo-Saxon monastic buildings were and look at the chancel's exterior features. This visit includes time in the new museum to look at displays and a model of the monastery.
Max. number of children: 36
Time: 1 hour 45 minute session led by fully trained members of Bede's World's Education Service. Usual start time 10am or 1pm
Cost: £1.85 + VAT per pupil

Creator

  • Bede's World, the museum of early medieval Northumbria at Jarrow

How to obtain

To book contact Bede's World's education service on 0191 489 2106 or email education@bedesworld.co.uk

Anglo-Saxon life

http://www.bedesworld.co.uk/education-visits.php

Find out about life in a reconstructed Anglo-Saxon village when you visit Gyrwe, our demonstration farm. Learn about and see the animals, buildings, crops and skills of the people of the time. Pupils will also have the opportunity to handle replica artefacts and observe displays in the new museum.
Max. number of children: 36
Time: 1 hour 45 minute session led by a fully trained member of Bede's World's Education Service. Usual start times: 10am and 1pm
Cost: £1.85 + VAT per pupil
Note: This visit will be modified in bad weather.

Creator

  • Bede's World, the museum of early medieval Northumbria at Jarrow

How to obtain

To book contact Bede's World's Education Service on 0191 489 2106 or email education@bedesworld.co.uk

Jarrow Hall
Church Bank
Jarrow
South Tyneside
Tyne & Wear
NE32 3DY
England

Website

https://www.jarrowhall.org.uk

E-mail

Jarrowhall@groundwork.org.uk

Telephone

0191 424 1585

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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